Sex and the Ivy League: It's not an oxymoron
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - They soon will be doctors or diplomats, but right now they're hopped up on hormones and cheap beer and on the prowl for a temporary mate.

Mystery surrounds newly discovered Antarctic oil painting
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - As art restorers in London inspected a 230-year-old painting by master landscape artist Thomas Hodges, they noticed the canvas was thicker in some areas than others.

Art meets geography in ancient maps display

Sex and the Ivy League: It's not an oxymoron

Art meets geography in ancient maps display
RENO, Nev. - Art meets geography in a collection of ornate maps - some more than 450 years old - on display at the Nevada Museum of Art.

'Sweet Charity' back on track to Broadway

Mystery surrounds newly discovered Antarctic oil painting

Art meets geography in ancient maps display
RENO, Nev. - Art meets geography in a collection of ornate maps - some more than 450 years old - on display at the Nevada Museum of Art.

Mystery surrounds newly discovered Antarctic oil painting
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - As art restorers in London inspected a 230-year-old painting by master landscape artist Thomas Hodges, they noticed the canvas was thicker in some areas than others.

Sex and the Ivy League: It's not an oxymoron
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - They soon will be doctors or diplomats, but right now they're hopped up on hormones and cheap beer and on the prowl for a temporary mate.

'Sweet Charity' back on track to Broadway
NEW YORK - It's back - and so is its star, Christina Applegate. The problem-plagued revival of "Sweet Charity," which last week canceled its Broadway engagement after Applegate broke her foot and the show received tepid out-of-town reviews, will open May 4 in New York, two weeks later than originally planned.

'Sweet Charity' back on track to Broadway
NEW YORK - It's back - and so is its star, Christina Applegate. The problem-plagued revival of "Sweet Charity," which last week canceled its Broadway engagement after Applegate broke her foot and the show received tepid out-of-town reviews, will open May 4 in New York, two weeks later than originally planned.

Blustery March winds blew tax deadline into April

'Old-time pioneer' arrested during traffic stop
ST. LOUIS - A man dressed like an old-time pioneer and parked along Interstate 70 puzzled deputies with his claim that he was headed to South Dakota with Bibles and "supplies" for American Indian children.

Odds and Ends
ENTERPRISE, Ala. - A 7-year-old who apparently wanted to play with friends couldn't wait.

Odds and Ends
ENTERPRISE, Ala. - A 7-year-old who apparently wanted to play with friends couldn't wait.

Odds and Ends
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A jail inmate swallowed what could have been his key to freedom.

Officer suspended for stopping speeding doctor
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A police officer who stopped a doctor for speeding on his way to deliver a baby, and then took him to the maternity ward in handcuffs, has agreed to an unpaid suspension for lack of judgment.

Odds and Ends
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A jail inmate swallowed what could have been his key to freedom.

Officer suspended for stopping speeding doctor
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A police officer who stopped a doctor for speeding on his way to deliver a baby, and then took him to the maternity ward in handcuffs, has agreed to an unpaid suspension for lack of judgment.

Police: Obscenity forcibly tattooed on teen's forehead
NORWICH, N.Y. - A man and a teenager have been charged with forcibly tattooing an obscenity on the forehead of a 17-year-old boy, police said Monday.

Braves: Awaiting a green light
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Braves utility infielder Nick Green finds himself in a rather precarious position at the start of the 2005 season.

Furcal, Giles are two peas in pod
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The effervescent, fresh feelings associated with spring training are never more evident than in Braves second baseman Marcus Giles and shortstop Rafael Furcal.

Braves hammer Indians
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Andruw Jones should have taken Willie Mays' advice a few years back. The "Say Hey Kid" was right all along.

Braves hammer Indians

Braves hammer Indians
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Andruw Jones should have taken Willie Mays' advice a few years back. The "Say Hey Kid" was right all along.

Furcal, Giles are two peas in pod

Furcal, Giles are two peas in pod
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The effervescent, fresh feelings associated with spring training are never more evident than in Braves second baseman Marcus Giles and shortstop Rafael Furcal.

Consumer confidence falls in March
NEW YORK -- Consumer confidence, hurt by consumers' worries about jobs, fell in March for the second consecutive month, a private research group said Tuesday.

Consumer confidence falls in March
NEW YORK -- Consumer confidence, hurt by consumers' worries about jobs, fell in March for the second consecutive month, a private research group said Tuesday.

T-Bonz banquet hall will move to new site
T-Bonz is beefing up its business. The well-known Augusta steakhouse is turning the former Michael's Fine Food restaurant on Washington Road into T-Bonz Banquet and Catering Hall for events such as wedding receptions, civic club meetings and private parties.

T-Bonz banquet hall will move to new site
T-Bonz is beefing up its business. The well-known Augusta steakhouse is turning the former Michael's Fine Food restaurant on Washington Road into T-Bonz Banquet and Catering Hall for events such as wedding receptions, civic club meetings and private parties.

T-Bonz banquet hall will move to new site

Sony ordered to pay $90.7 million in PlayStation patent case
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Sony Corp. has been ordered to pay $90.7 million and halt U.S. sales of PlayStation consoles for infringing on the patents of a company that develops and licenses touch-feedback technology to enhance video game realism.

SunGard acquired by a consortium of firms

Rates on Treasury bills mixed in weekly auction
WASHINGTON - Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with the rate on three-month bills falling while the rate on six-month bills continued rising.

Gasoline prices jump four cents

Movie Gallery shares rise after Blockbuster drops bid
NEW YORK - The stock of Movie Gallery Inc. jumped Monday after video-store giant Blockbuster Inc. abandoned its hostile bid to acquire Movie Gallery's merger partner Hollywood Entertainment Inc.

Sony ordered to pay $90.7 million in PlayStation patent case

Gasoline prices jump four cents
WASHINGTON - The retail price of gasoline jumped 4 cents last week to average $2.15 per gallon nationwide, the Energy Department reported Monday.

Company gives face-lift to Bon Air Apartments
The Bon Air Apartments are getting a makeover.

Movie Gallery shares rise after Blockbuster drops bid

MCI accepts sweetened $7.64 billion bid from Verizon
NEW YORK - MCI Inc. accepted a sweetened $7.64 billion takeover proposal from Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday that raises the price tag by $1 billion, but is still nearly a billion dollars shy of the latest bid for the long-distance phone company from Qwest Communications International Inc.

Movie Gallery shares rise after Blockbuster drops bid
NEW YORK - The stock of Movie Gallery Inc. jumped Monday after video-store giant Blockbuster Inc. abandoned its hostile bid to acquire Movie Gallery's merger partner Hollywood Entertainment Inc.

Consumer confidence falls in March

Gasoline prices jump four cents
WASHINGTON - The retail price of gasoline jumped 4 cents last week to average $2.15 per gallon nationwide, the Energy Department reported Monday.

SEC subpoenas senior executives in probe at AIG board
NEW YORK - The Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to as many as 12 executives at American International Group Inc. amid several probes into whether questionable transactions were used to improperly bolster AIG's financial standing, The Wall Street Journal reported in Monday's editions.

Sony ordered to pay $90.7 million in PlayStation patent case
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Sony Corp. has been ordered to pay $90.7 million and halt U.S. sales of PlayStation consoles for infringing on the patents of a company that develops and licenses touch-feedback technology to enhance video game realism.

SunGard acquired by a consortium of firms
WAYNE, Pa. - A consortium of seven private investment firms is paying $10.8 billion to acquire financial data powerhouse SunGard Data Systems Inc. in the nation's second-largest leveraged buyout ever.

MCI accepts sweetened $7.64 billion bid from Verizon
NEW YORK - MCI Inc. accepted a sweetened $7.64 billion takeover proposal from Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday that raises the price tag by $1 billion, but is still nearly a billion dollars shy of the latest bid for the long-distance phone company from Qwest Communications International Inc.

SunGard acquired by a consortium of firms
WAYNE, Pa. - A consortium of seven private investment firms is paying $10.8 billion to acquire financial data powerhouse SunGard Data Systems Inc. in the nation's second-largest leveraged buyout ever.

Business briefs
Oil prices fell Monday as traders took profits in a continuation of last week's downward trend.

MCI accepts sweetened $7.64 billion bid from Verizon

Even frozen, some foods fade
While cleaning my refrigerator and kitchen cabinets over the weekend, I was overwhelmed by all of our stuff. It was like an archaeological dig, and it got me to thinking about how long things can last in the fridge, freezer or pantry. If you can't remember when you last used it, how could it still be good?

It's about your safety
If we knew the precise location of, say, dangerous stray dogs in the Augusta area, it would be useful information for keeping your family safe, wouldn't it?

It's about your safety

Leashes too long

Hatred takes its toll
Hatred is a parasite that often kills its host. Nowhere is that more in evidence today than in Islamic regions of Nigeria - where hatred and fear of the West has led to rejection of life-saving measles vaccinations.

Leashes too long
For most people, 10 years in prison would be an awfully long time.

Can't tell the players...
You have a right to vote. But society also has a compelling interest in making sure you are who you say you are.

On your own terms
What are the odds you'll end up like Terri Schiavo - mired in the limbo between life and death, and unable to express your preference for either?

Prosecution vs. persecution
A great number of immigrants have come to the United States to avoid persecution, torture or worse from a despotic regime at home.

On your own terms

It's about your safety
If we knew the precise location of, say, dangerous stray dogs in the Augusta area, it would be useful information for keeping your family safe, wouldn't it?

Can't tell the players...

On your own terms
What are the odds you'll end up like Terri Schiavo - mired in the limbo between life and death, and unable to express your preference for either?

Leashes too long
For most people, 10 years in prison would be an awfully long time.

Can't tell the players...
You have a right to vote. But society also has a compelling interest in making sure you are who you say you are.

Prosecution vs. persecution
A great number of immigrants have come to the United States to avoid persecution, torture or worse from a despotic regime at home.

Prosecution vs. persecution

Jackson jury can hear of past allegations
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - In a stinging setback for Michael Jackson, a judge ruled Monday that the jury can hear allegations that the pop star molested or had designs on five other boys, including actor Macaulay Culkin and two youngsters who reached multimillion-dollar settlements with the singer.

The Top Five list
The top five entertainment list.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Irwin Winkler and Sydney Pollack are among the movie veterans who will sit down to discuss their work during the Tribeca Film Festival.

Jackson jury can hear of past allegations
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - In a stinging setback for Michael Jackson, a judge ruled Monday that the jury can hear allegations that the pop star molested or had designs on five other boys, including actor Macaulay Culkin and two youngsters who reached multimillion-dollar settlements with the singer.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Irwin Winkler and Sydney Pollack are among the movie veterans who will sit down to discuss their work during the Tribeca Film Festival.

People in the News
BOSTON - Ving Rhames may have picked up a lollipop and stepped into Telly Savalas' shoes for a new version of "Kojak," but he wasn't a fan of the TV show as a child.

The Top Five list
The top five entertainment list.

People in the News
BOSTON - Ving Rhames may have picked up a lollipop and stepped into Telly Savalas' shoes for a new version of "Kojak," but he wasn't a fan of the TV show as a child.

S.C. per capita income lags behind other states
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Incomes in South Carolina lag behind those in the rest of the nation, according to new federal data.

Savory and sweet Oatmeal recipes
Whole grains often come into the conversation these days when healthful eating is increasingly the subject of debate, advice and shared information.

Devil's Fudge Cake is for all chocoholics

Low-fat Turkish chicken thighs
Although chicken thighs are higher in fat than other chicken cuts, you can easily minimize that and get the benefit of their full-flavored, juicy meat, according to a feature in the April-May issue of EatingWell magazine.

Food briefs
NAPA, Calif. - COPIA, the American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts, has announced that Arthur Jacobus is to become its new president and director. He is scheduled to join COPIA in July.

Savory and sweet Oatmeal recipes
Whole grains often come into the conversation these days when healthful eating is increasingly the subject of debate, advice and shared information.

Low-fat Turkish chicken thighs

Devil's Fudge Cake is for all chocoholics
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - If you have an unshakable craving for deep, rich chocolate that you find difficult to satisfy, then look no further. At The Culinary Institute of America, we recognize those insatiable yearnings, which is why we developed this Devil's Fudge Cake recipe. A true chocolate-lover's dream, the dense cake and thick fudge icing are easy to prepare and quick to assemble.

Quick and easy grilled pork chops
When food writer Mark Bittman cooks pork, it's easy for him to bring into play the skills associated with his reputation as "the Minimalist," the title of his weekly column in The New York Times about streamlined cooking.

Low-fat Turkish chicken thighs
Although chicken thighs are higher in fat than other chicken cuts, you can easily minimize that and get the benefit of their full-flavored, juicy meat, according to a feature in the April-May issue of EatingWell magazine.

Butternut squash, a hearty vegetarian meal
CONCORD, N.H. - Cooking for my 6-month-old son is somewhat underwhelming.

Quick and easy grilled pork chops
When food writer Mark Bittman cooks pork, it's easy for him to bring into play the skills associated with his reputation as "the Minimalist," the title of his weekly column in The New York Times about streamlined cooking.

Savory and sweet Oatmeal recipes

Food briefs
NAPA, Calif. - COPIA, the American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts, has announced that Arthur Jacobus is to become its new president and director. He is scheduled to join COPIA in July.

Butternut squash, a hearty vegetarian meal

Butternut squash, a hearty vegetarian meal
CONCORD, N.H. - Cooking for my 6-month-old son is somewhat underwhelming.

Quick and easy grilled pork chops

Devil's Fudge Cake is for all chocoholics
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - If you have an unshakable craving for deep, rich chocolate that you find difficult to satisfy, then look no further. At The Culinary Institute of America, we recognize those insatiable yearnings, which is why we developed this Devil's Fudge Cake recipe. A true chocolate-lover's dream, the dense cake and thick fudge icing are easy to prepare and quick to assemble.

Food briefs

Upcoming events
Upcoming events in golf:

Fan favorite weathers storm

Upcoming events

Fan favorite weathers storm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - A Players Championship cursed with abysmal weather and relegated to a third Monday finish in six years was saved by the improbable, feel-good story of golf's self-described Herbie the Love Bug.

Masters: More foreign players in field
A record number of international players will converge on Augusta for the 69th Masters Tournament next week.

Masters field grows
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Joe Ogilvie and Tom Lehman are heading to Augusta National Golf Club.

Upcoming events
Upcoming events in golf:

Fan favorite weathers storm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - A Players Championship cursed with abysmal weather and relegated to a third Monday finish in six years was saved by the improbable, feel-good story of golf's self-described Herbie the Love Bug.

Funk's spunk makes him the Players champion

Funk's spunk makes him the Players champion
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - It took five days for The Players Championship to resemble a major. Fred Funk had to wait even longer to show he's a big-time player.

Funk's spunk makes him the Players champion
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - It took five days for The Players Championship to resemble a major. Fred Funk had to wait even longer to show he's a big-time player.

Marinade can give salmon fillet a sea of flavors
If you're playing host to Masters guests or are looking for an easy, elegant entree, this week's Maple-Cured Pepper-Crusted Salmon fills the bill perfectly.

Marinade can give salmon fillet a sea of flavors
If you're playing host to Masters guests or are looking for an easy, elegant entree, this week's Maple-Cured Pepper-Crusted Salmon fills the bill perfectly.

Marinade can give salmon fillet a sea of flavors

Blustery March winds blew tax deadline into April
Every year has those rare days when the season seems to change overnight.

Blustery March winds blew tax deadline into April
Every year has those rare days when the season seems to change overnight.

Custody dispute leads to shooting, police say
Gunfire erupted on a quiet south Augusta street this morning when a woman shot another woman in the face in a custody dispute over two children, police said.

Woman loses arm in pit bull attack
PETTICOAT JUNCTION -- Gwendolyn Chavous was on her way to an Easter morning church service when three pit bull terriers attacked her, savagely biting her arms and legs, family members said to day.

Custody dispute leads to shooting, police say
Gunfire erupted on a quiet south Augusta street this morning when a woman shot another woman in the face in a custody dispute over two children, police said.

Woman loses arm in pit bull attack
PETTICOAT JUNCTION -- Gwendolyn Chavous was on her way to an Easter morning church service when three pit bull terriers attacked her, savagely biting her arms and legs, family members said to day.

Unfairness reigns in Schiavo case
There are thousands of people on death row who are in a permanent vegetative state - of the heart, soul and conscience.Rene Hutto, Grovetown

Nation careens toward fiscal crisis

Judiciary robbed patient of rights
Poor Terri Schiavo. She should have been a terrorist or a serial killer. If she were, she would have been tried by a jury of 12 people and not just one judge. Louis Dinkins, Augusta

Nation careens toward fiscal crisis
In case of fire, call 911, not the Securities and Exchange Commission!Tom Zwemer, Augusta

Hypocrites hijacked Terri Schiavo issue
The Terri Schiavo case has me upset on so many different levels.Ginger Sitler, Augusta

Dehydration is intolerable cruelty
The public media-circus starvation and deprivation of fluids of Terri Schiavo is shameful. The legalistic judicial circus is even more shameful.William Speir, M.D., Augusta

Prolonging damaged life is inhumane
The arrogance of those who presume to know God's will in the Schiavo case astonishes me. Connie Corzilius Spasser, Augusta

Schiavo case is bad precedent
I have been keeping up with the fate of Terri Schiavo. I do not believe that what is being done to her is being done in her best interest.Bonnie Cox, North Augusta, S.C.

Misconceptions arise over hospices

Nation careens toward fiscal crisis
In case of fire, call 911, not the Securities and Exchange Commission!Tom Zwemer, Augusta

Hypocrites hijacked Terri Schiavo issue

Editorial played issue both ways
I'm a little bit confused by your editorial "What you wish for" in The Augusta Chronicle on March 22. Bettye Butler, Plum Branch, S.C.

Judiciary robbed patient of rights
Poor Terri Schiavo. She should have been a terrorist or a serial killer. If she were, she would have been tried by a jury of 12 people and not just one judge. Louis Dinkins, Augusta

Schiavo case is bad precedent
I have been keeping up with the fate of Terri Schiavo. I do not believe that what is being done to her is being done in her best interest.Bonnie Cox, North Augusta, S.C.

Misconceptions arise over hospices
There are many comments being made about the Terri Schiavo case. We feel sorry for both her birth family and her family of choice - her husband.John & Emily Hyatt, Augusta

Dehydration is intolerable cruelty
The public media-circus starvation and deprivation of fluids of Terri Schiavo is shameful. The legalistic judicial circus is even more shameful.William Speir, M.D., Augusta

Hypocrites hijacked Terri Schiavo issue
The Terri Schiavo case has me upset on so many different levels.Ginger Sitler, Augusta

Dehydration is intolerable cruelty

Misconceptions arise over hospices
There are many comments being made about the Terri Schiavo case. We feel sorry for both her birth family and her family of choice - her husband.John & Emily Hyatt, Augusta

Editorial played issue both ways

Prolonging damaged life is inhumane

Schiavo case is bad precedent

Judiciary robbed patient of rights

Prolonging damaged life is inhumane
The arrogance of those who presume to know God's will in the Schiavo case astonishes me. Connie Corzilius Spasser, Augusta

Sanctioned death sets scary precedent
It is one thing to remove one's life-support machines at the initial trauma or other injury when the doctors indicate that there is no brain activity or chance of the heart continuing to beat, the lungs to breathe or other systems to function. E. G. Yrizarry, Grovetown

Editorial played issue both ways
I'm a little bit confused by your editorial "What you wish for" in The Augusta Chronicle on March 22. Bettye Butler, Plum Branch, S.C.

Seniors calendar

Basic facts about living wills

Health and fitness calendar

Living briefs

'The Matrix Online:' no cranial implants required

Living briefs

New test can help prevent misdiagnosis of bladder disease

Basic facts about living wills
The Terri Schiavo case has resulted in an explosion of interest in living wills, which some estimate as few as one in four Americans have filled out. A look at some basic facts about living wills and other medical directives, in question and answer form:

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

New test can help prevent misdiagnosis of bladder disease
Nine years ago, Sylvia Ramsey, of Martinez, found out she had bladder cancer. It was a double blow when her husband, Charles, was diagnosed with prostate cancer that same year.

Living briefs
Dr. Malcolm Smith, a violence-prevention educator, will conduct a seminar on how to deal with angry young people. It will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 at the Gordon Club at Fort Gordon. The registration deadline is April 6.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403 and send e-mail to rebecca.smith@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

'The Matrix Online:' no cranial implants required
You've watched the movies. Now you can jack in and play it - no cranial implants required. After months of testing and two years since the sequels, the persistent virtual reality of "The Matrix Online" is available for U.S. gamers.

Living briefs
TV Tonight: The Office (9:30 on NBC, WAGT-TV, Channel 26). Insensitive Michael (Steve Carell, above) runs a diversity training session that's oh-so-wrong.

Living briefs
Dr. Malcolm Smith, a violence-prevention educator, will conduct a seminar on how to deal with angry young people. It will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 at the Gordon Club at Fort Gordon. The registration deadline is April 6.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403 and send e-mail to rebecca.smith@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

'The Matrix Online:' no cranial implants required
You've watched the movies. Now you can jack in and play it - no cranial implants required. After months of testing and two years since the sequels, the persistent virtual reality of "The Matrix Online" is available for U.S. gamers.

Study: Most American adults sleep poorly
WASHINGTON - Getting a good night's sleep is hard for many adults and that often means poorer health, lower productivity on the job, more danger on the roads and a less vibrant sex life.

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Basic facts about living wills
The Terri Schiavo case has resulted in an explosion of interest in living wills, which some estimate as few as one in four Americans have filled out. A look at some basic facts about living wills and other medical directives, in question and answer form:

Living briefs
TV Tonight: The Office (9:30 on NBC, WAGT-TV, Channel 26). Insensitive Michael (Steve Carell, above) runs a diversity training session that's oh-so-wrong.

New test can help prevent misdiagnosis of bladder disease
Nine years ago, Sylvia Ramsey, of Martinez, found out she had bladder cancer. It was a double blow when her husband, Charles, was diagnosed with prostate cancer that same year.

Augusta signs Southern duo
In need of extra bodies and wanting to give some young player a chance, Augusta Lynx coach Stan Drulia signed goalie Chad Collins and forward George Nistas on Monday.

Augusta signs Southern duo
In need of extra bodies and wanting to give some young player a chance, Augusta Lynx coach Stan Drulia signed goalie Chad Collins and forward George Nistas on Monday.

Augusta signs Southern duo

Kid of the Day
Marvin Roshard Mainer is today's Kid of the Day.

Sale of signs is paying for fight

Woman loses arm in pit bull attack
PETTICOAT JUNCTION -- Gwendolyn Chavous was on her way to an Easter morning church service when three pit bull terriers attacked her, savagely biting her arms and legs, family members said to day.

Mom fears for detained girl
AIKEN - Despite an impassioned plea from her mother, a 12-year-old girl accused of plotting to kill her Aiken Middle School teacher will remain in a Columbia detention center until her court date next month, a judge ordered Monday.

Missing records hold up retrial

Search continues in drowning
CLEARWATER - An underwater dive team was unable Monday to find the body of a man who apparently drowned in a rain-swollen creek Sunday.

Across Georgia

Sale of signs is paying for fight
DANIELSVILLE, Ga. - Inez Hardman has one, and she's not alone. Yard signs either listing the Ten Commandments or bearing a printed image of the stone tablets dot the countryside throughout northeast Georgia.

Group fights for resolution to '46 deaths

Neighbors had seen pit bulls

Woman loses arm in pit bull attack

Plan for water is studied

Across the area

Chemical's effect on property values unknown

Across the area
An Augusta man who slipped away from a birthday party to molest a sleeping child pleaded guilty Monday.

Cleanup starts for Masters

Budget deal will aid Augusta

Across South Carolina

Tours upset horse district
AIKEN - On a recent January morning, Rose Lee Hayes-Fox stepped out into her front yard to let her dogs play. She was greeted by a gray commercial tour bus carrying sightseers ogling her Colleton Avenue home.

Woman's arm removed after pit bull attack

Seniors deliver final report

Correction

News you can use

Measure on road projects passes

Augusta to get dialysis center

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Across Georgia
LAWRENCEVILLE- Saying there was no evidence that pretrial publicity had tainted the case, a Gwinnett judge lifted a gag order Monday on witnesses and police involved in the trial of a Dacula dentist charged with killing his wife.

Across the area

Group fights for resolution to '46 deaths
ATLANTA - Tyrone Brooks' first assignment as an active member of the civil rights movement 37 years ago is still with him.

Ethics bill gets Senate approval

FCC allows DSL, phone rule
ATLANTA - Georgians wanting BellSouth's high-speed Internet access can be required to order the company's basic phone service, the Federal Communications Commission has ruled.

School site is not yet known

Augusta receives record rainfall
This past weekend's wet weather set records for rainfall in the Augusta area, the National Weather Service reported.

Woman's arm removed after pit bull attack
PETTICOAT JUNCTION, S.C. - Gwendolyn Chavous was on her way to an Easter morning church service when three ferocious pit bull terriers attacked her, savagely biting her arms and legs, family members said Tuesday.

Heavy rains cause rivers to overflow

Measure on road projects passes
ATLANTA - The public would have easier access to proposed road construction plans - such as an existing bid to turn Georgia Highway 316 into a toll road - under a bill that won approval Tuesday in the Georgia House.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Plan for water is studied
The future of the Savannah River is at risk and with it the future of Augusta, says the founder of the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy.

Teacher charged with assault
A Richmond County high school teacher was charged with aggravated assault Monday after being accused of cutting another woman's face at a popular downtown Augusta nightspot.

Retired people share hopes
AIKEN - Nukeheads never die. They just keep hanging around, waiting for a revival of that old atomic power.

Council aims to reduce number

Trial recordings, evidence turn up
The mystery of a missing trial transcript in a murder case has been solved.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Walkers will have one trial
Sen. Charles Walker and his daughter will stand trial together and face each charge in a 142-count indictment, a federal judge ruled late Tuesday afternoon.

Tours upset horse district

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Across the Southeast

Kid of the Day
Caroline Gladd Blanchard is today's Kid of the Day.

Kid of the Day

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Lachlan McIntosh, a veteran campaign worker, has been named the new executive director of the South Carolina Democratic Party.

Fort's new commander named

Budget deal will aid Augusta
ATLANTA - The Augusta area emerged a major winner Tuesday when Republican leaders from the House and Senate ended a tense standoff over how to craft the state's 2006 budget and agreed on a compromise plan.

Mom fears for detained girl

Correction
An article in Tuesday's editions should have said that MCG Health Inc. was the recipient of a grant from the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust.

Augusta receives record rainfall

Senate passes bill on voter ID
ATLANTA - Voters would be forced to show photo identification before casting a ballot under a wide-ranging revamp of the state's elections laws that passed a sharply divided Senate late Tuesday.

FCC allows DSL, phone rule

Across Georgia

Accidents back up traffic

Senate passes bill on voter ID
ATLANTA - Voters would be forced to show photo identification before casting a ballot under a wide-ranging revamp of the state's elections laws that passed a sharply divided Senate late Tuesday.

Across the area
An Augusta man who slipped away from a birthday party to molest a sleeping child pleaded guilty Monday.

Train wreck responders honored

Toll road status is undetermined
ATLANTA - Sometimes getting a second opinion can mean the difference between life and death - even for a controversial plan to turn Georgia Highway 316 into a limited-access toll road.

Chemical's effect on property values unknown
A chemical spreading through groundwater beneath 350 densely developed acres in south Augusta poses little threat to human health unless someone pumps it out and drinks it.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Fort Jackson's commander has been named deputy chief of staff for operations and training in the Army's training and doctrine command in Fort Monroe, Va., the post announced Monday.

Augusta receives record rainfall
This past weekend's wet weather set records for rainfall in the Augusta area, the National Weather Service reported.

Heavy rains cause rivers to overflow
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Several major South Georgia rivers are out of their banks this week as a result of heavy rains over the weekend.

Writer captivates children
Children's author Jim Aylesworth sat in a child-size chair next to all 30 of his books neatly stacked on a small wooden desk.

Man's body is found in creek

Six-time college president gets call again
He could be called the pinch-hitter president.

Retired people share hopes

Seniors deliver final report
"Alas, poor Yorick. I knew him," said Evans High School senior Anna Wendorf while contemplating a faux human skull held in the palm of her hand.

Kid of the Day

Fort's new commander named
The Army announced Monday the man who will take over this summer for Maj. Gen. Janet Hicks as the commander of Fort Gordon.

Senate passes bill on voter ID

School will teach to fill job market
Construction is paying off handsomely for 17-year-old Randy Mock. In fact, a $10-an-hour salary is much more attractive than the minimum-wage jobs held by his friends.

Accidents back up traffic
Motorists are advised to avoid the area of Washington Road and Interstate 20 because of two traffic accidents this morning.

Missing records hold up retrial
Prosecutors are scrambling to reconstruct an almost 8-year-old murder case against an Augusta man because they can find neither the transcript of a previous trial nor the court reporter in charge of preparing it.

Across Georgia
LAWRENCEVILLE - A judge is considering whether to ease the restrictions on a gag order in the murder case against Barton Corbin.

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Fort's new commander named
The Army announced Monday the man who will take over this summer for Maj. Gen. Janet Hicks as the commander of Fort Gordon.

Walkers will have one trial
Sen. Charles Walker and his daughter will stand trial together and face each charge in a 142-count indictment, a federal judge ruled late Tuesday afternoon.

School will teach to fill job market
Construction is paying off handsomely for 17-year-old Randy Mock. In fact, a $10-an-hour salary is much more attractive than the minimum-wage jobs held by his friends.

Search continues in drowning

Committee cuts money going to visitors bureau

Ethics bill gets Senate approval
ATLANTA - A sweeping overhaul of the laws governing the behavior of state officials passed the Georgia Senate unanimously Tuesday, even as Democrats complained the bill was not strong enough.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

School site is not yet known
Efforts by the Richmond County Board of Education to find land for new schools are rubbing several residents the wrong way.

Council aims to reduce number
The first step toward ending chronic homelessness in Augusta is recognizing the city does have a significant homeless population - about 7,000 people each year, according to a council appointed by Mayor Bob Young.

Team still can't find man
CLEARWATER - Odell "Clarence" Davis found peace and quiet along the tree-lined creek below the Clearwater Pond, family members who gathered there Tuesday said.

Seniors deliver final report
"Alas, poor Yorick. I knew him," said Evans High School senior Anna Wendorf while contemplating a faux human skull held in the palm of her hand.

Neighbors had seen pit bulls
PETTICOAT JUNCTION - Joe Nealius knew before animal control officers started patrolling his neighborhood that pit bull terriers had been spotted in the area.

Augusta to get dialysis center
A Nashville-based dialysis company will be teaming up with physicians from Medical College of Georgia to build a new $1 million center in the Augusta area, the first of a possible four.

Cleanup starts for Masters
Homeowners aren't the only ones engaging in some pre-Masters Tournament spring cleaning.

Committee cuts money going to visitors bureau
It looks as though a lot less Columbia County money will be visiting the Augusta Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau in the coming fiscal year.

Chemical's effect on property values unknown
A chemical spreading through groundwater beneath 350 densely developed acres in south Augusta poses little threat to human health unless someone pumps it out and drinks it.

Train wreck responders honored
Phil Napier, the chief of the Graniteville-Vaucluse-Warrenville Fire Department, watches a video presentation about the train wreck and resulting chlorine gas leak that killed nine people in Graniteville in January.

Across the area
A Richmond County elementary school was placed under lock-down Tuesday after teachers reported seeing a man with a shotgun near school property, said schools spokeswoman Mechelle Jordan.

Man's body is found in creek
AIKEN -- The body of a Graniteville man who went missing Sunday near the creek below Langley Pond was found partially submerged Wednesday morning.

News you can use
The April 15 tax deadline is just 2 weeks away, and about 70 million taxpayers still haven't filed their returns.

Kid of the Day
Caroline Gladd Blanchard is today's Kid of the Day.

Measure on road projects passes
ATLANTA - The public would have easier access to proposed road construction plans - such as an existing bid to turn Georgia Highway 316 into a toll road - under a bill that won approval Tuesday in the Georgia House.

Across Georgia
LAWRENCEVILLE- Saying there was no evidence that pretrial publicity had tainted the case, a Gwinnett judge lifted a gag order Monday on witnesses and police involved in the trial of a Dacula dentist charged with killing his wife.

Heavy rains cause rivers to overflow
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Several major South Georgia rivers are out of their banks this week as a result of heavy rains over the weekend.

Across the area
A Richmond County elementary school was placed under lock-down Tuesday after teachers reported seeing a man with a shotgun near school property, said schools spokeswoman Mechelle Jordan.

Woman's arm removed after pit bull attack
PETTICOAT JUNCTION, S.C. - Gwendolyn Chavous was on her way to an Easter morning church service when three ferocious pit bull terriers attacked her, savagely biting her arms and legs, family members said Tuesday.

News you can use
The April 15 tax deadline is just 2 weeks away, and about 70 million taxpayers still haven't filed their returns.

School will teach to fill job market

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Lachlan McIntosh, a veteran campaign worker, has been named the new executive director of the South Carolina Democratic Party.

Neighbors had seen pit bulls
PETTICOAT JUNCTION - Joe Nealius knew before animal control officers started patrolling his neighborhood that pit bull terriers had been spotted in the area.

Budget deal will aid Augusta
ATLANTA - The Augusta area emerged a major winner Tuesday when Republican leaders from the House and Senate ended a tense standoff over how to craft the state's 2006 budget and agreed on a compromise plan.

Rants and Raves
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Correction
An article in Tuesday's editions should have said that MCG Health Inc. was the recipient of a grant from the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust.

School site is not yet known
Efforts by the Richmond County Board of Education to find land for new schools are rubbing several residents the wrong way.

Familiar face comes back to voting board
Augusta Commission members on Tuesday appointed former Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Linda Beazley to be the chairwoman of the board of the department she once led.

Mom fears for detained girl
AIKEN - Despite an impassioned plea from her mother, a 12-year-old girl accused of plotting to kill her Aiken Middle School teacher will remain in a Columbia detention center until her court date next month, a judge ordered Monday.

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Search continues in drowning
CLEARWATER - An underwater dive team was unable Monday to find the body of a man who apparently drowned in a rain-swollen creek Sunday.

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Entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Council aims to reduce number
The first step toward ending chronic homelessness in Augusta is recognizing the city does have a significant homeless population - about 7,000 people each year, according to a council appointed by Mayor Bob Young.

Across the area
An Augusta man who slipped away from a birthday party to molest a sleeping child pleaded guilty Monday.

Sale of signs is paying for fight
DANIELSVILLE, Ga. - Inez Hardman has one, and she's not alone. Yard signs either listing the Ten Commandments or bearing a printed image of the stone tablets dot the countryside throughout northeast Georgia.

Across Georgia
LAWRENCEVILLE - A judge is considering whether to ease the restrictions on a gag order in the murder case against Barton Corbin.

Missing records hold up retrial
Prosecutors are scrambling to reconstruct an almost 8-year-old murder case against an Augusta man because they can find neither the transcript of a previous trial nor the court reporter in charge of preparing it.

Ethics bill gets Senate approval
ATLANTA - A sweeping overhaul of the laws governing the behavior of state officials passed the Georgia Senate unanimously Tuesday, even as Democrats complained the bill was not strong enough.

Augusta to get dialysis center
A Nashville-based dialysis company will be teaming up with physicians from Medical College of Georgia to build a new $1 million center in the Augusta area, the first of a possible four.

Plan for water is studied
The future of the Savannah River is at risk and with it the future of Augusta, says the founder of the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy.

Train wreck responders honored
Phil Napier, the chief of the Graniteville-Vaucluse-Warrenville Fire Department, watches a video presentation about the train wreck and resulting chlorine gas leak that killed nine people in Graniteville in January.

Across the Southeast
BIRMINGHAM, ALA. - Prosecutors in the case against Eric Rudolph in a fatal Alabama abortion clinic blast want to show jurors that the serial bombing suspect had ties to a Tennessee church led by an anti-abortion activist.

Retired people share hopes
AIKEN - Nukeheads never die. They just keep hanging around, waiting for a revival of that old atomic power.

Group fights for resolution to '46 deaths
ATLANTA - Tyrone Brooks' first assignment as an active member of the civil rights movement 37 years ago is still with him.

Walkers will have one trial

Kid of the Day
Marvin Roshard Mainer is today's Kid of the Day.

Tours upset horse district
AIKEN - On a recent January morning, Rose Lee Hayes-Fox stepped out into her front yard to let her dogs play. She was greeted by a gray commercial tour bus carrying sightseers ogling her Colleton Avenue home.

Cleanup starts for Masters
Homeowners aren't the only ones engaging in some pre-Masters Tournament spring cleaning.

FCC allows DSL, phone rule
ATLANTA - Georgians wanting BellSouth's high-speed Internet access can be required to order the company's basic phone service, the Federal Communications Commission has ruled.

Committee cuts money going to visitors bureau
It looks as though a lot less Columbia County money will be visiting the Augusta Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau in the coming fiscal year.

'Kung Fu Hustle,' '2046' split top honors film awards
HONG KONG - Stephen Chow's "Kung Fu Hustle" was named best film at the 24th Hong Kong Film Awards ceremony Sunday, but art-house director Wong Kar-wai's romance "2046" swept the top acting honors.

At the Movies: 'Beauty Shop'
Just one degree of separation now exists between Queen Latifah and Kevin Bacon. After seeing "Beauty Shop," you'll wish they'd never met.

At the Movies: 'Beauty Shop'
Just one degree of separation now exists between Queen Latifah and Kevin Bacon. After seeing "Beauty Shop," you'll wish they'd never met.

At the Movies: 'Beauty Shop'

'Kung Fu Hustle,' '2046' split top honors film awards
HONG KONG - Stephen Chow's "Kung Fu Hustle" was named best film at the 24th Hong Kong Film Awards ceremony Sunday, but art-house director Wong Kar-wai's romance "2046" swept the top acting honors.

'Kung Fu Hustle,' '2046' split top honors film awards

Judge freezes funds from Shyne's record deal
NEW YORK - Jailed rapper Shyne, who signed a $3 million record deal in prison, won't see any money until a lawsuit against him is resolved.

Judge freezes funds from Shyne's record deal
NEW YORK - Jailed rapper Shyne, who signed a $3 million record deal in prison, won't see any money until a lawsuit against him is resolved.

Hope for Tejano music resounds in Selena's legacy
EAGLE PASS, Texas - Some say that when Selena died, the Tejano genre of music she popularized lost its way.

Sound Bites: Music Reviews
Selected audio reviews: Beck, "Guero" (Interscope Records) Beck's "Guero" sounds a little bit like deja vu, and a whole lot deconstruction.

Hope for Tejano music resounds in Selena's legacy

Sound Bites: Music Reviews
Selected audio reviews:\r\nBeck, "Guero" (Interscope Records)\r\nBeck's "Guero" sounds a little bit like deja vu, and a whole lot deconstruction.

2 veterans remain in contest of best bands
The Eagles or Creedence Clearwater Revival? Tough call. Both of the finalists in our Greatest American Rock Band of All Time contest are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, both are staples of classic rock radio and both have influenced generations of musicians.

Judge freezes funds from Shyne's record deal

50 Cent getting along fine in gentle suburbia
FARMINGTON, Conn. - There she was, ready to schmooze with 50 Cent and his celebrity friends, and Robin Condon was beyond embarrassed.

50 Cent getting along fine in gentle suburbia

2 veterans remain in contest of best bands

Hope for Tejano music resounds in Selena's legacy
EAGLE PASS, Texas - Some say that when Selena died, the Tejano genre of music she popularized lost its way.

50 Cent getting along fine in gentle suburbia
FARMINGTON, Conn. - There she was, ready to schmooze with 50 Cent and his celebrity friends, and Robin Condon was beyond embarrassed.

Sound Bites: Music Reviews

2 veterans remain in contest of best bands
The Eagles or Creedence Clearwater Revival? Tough call. Both of the finalists in our Greatest American Rock Band of All Time contest are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, both are staples of classic rock radio and both have influenced generations of musicians.

Pitino's Cards display resolve
Just imagine how good Louisville could be right now. The Cardinals, winners of 22 of their past 23 games, head into the Final Four one of the hottest teams in the nation.

Receiver expects to be good fit with Seahawks

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Tuesday's high school results

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Tuesday's high school results
Here are Tuesday's prep results:

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The annual Mayor's Masters Reception will have Hall of Famer Jack Nicklaus as its special guest of honor.

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The annual Mayor's Masters Reception will have Hall of Famer Jack Nicklaus as its special guest of honor.

Phelps trying to get back in groove in pool
INDIANAPOLIS - Michael Phelps is weary of the exhibition tours, training swims and injury rehabilitation. It's time, he believes, to start winning races again.

Kids get fun, sun and rackets
The Club at Raes Creek sent out 3,500 fliers advertising Kids' Day at the Taylor Infiniti $25,000 Women's Pro Circuit Event.

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Clemson's Olu Babalola has traded his sneakers for shoulder pads and joined the Tigers for spring football practice.

Kids get fun, sun and rackets
The Club at Raes Creek sent out 3,500 fliers advertising Kids' Day at the Taylor Infiniti $25,000 Women's Pro Circuit Event.

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Clemson's Olu Babalola has traded his sneakers for shoulder pads and joined the Tigers for spring football practice.

Phelps trying to get back in groove in pool
INDIANAPOLIS - Michael Phelps is weary of the exhibition tours, training swims and injury rehabilitation. It's time, he believes, to start winning races again.

Tuesday's high school results
Here are Tuesday's prep results:

Receiver expects to be good fit with Seahawks
KIRKLAND, Wash. - From the similarities on offense to the in-laws who can help baby-sit his 8-month-old daughter, Joe Jurevicius thinks he'll be a good fit with the Seattle Seahawks.

Receiver expects to be good fit with Seahawks
KIRKLAND, Wash. - From the similarities on offense to the in-laws who can help baby-sit his 8-month-old daughter, Joe Jurevicius thinks he'll be a good fit with the Seattle Seahawks.

IRS measures $300 billion gap in unpaid taxes
WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service reported Tuesday that the gap between taxes paid and taxes owed stood at more than $300 billion, with a large portion due to individuals understating income.

CBS scores a ratings slam-dunk with NCAA hoops
NEW YORK - Despite the Easter Sunday return of "Desperate Housewives" on ABC and an extra "American Idol" on Fox, CBS scored an easy ratings victory thanks largely to the most-watched NCAA men's basketball tournament since 1994.

Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon has 'Eyes' for disguise
LOS ANGELES - At an audition for the new ABC series "Eyes," creator John McNamara got a jolt when Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon whipped off a free-flowing wig to reveal her own hair pulled back in a bun.

Schieffer bringing new style to evening news
NEW YORK - Three weeks into his new job as anchorman of the "CBS Evening News," Bob Schieffer's folksy, conversational approach to stories has added a new wrinkle to a format that is among the most ritualized in TV news.

Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon has 'Eyes' for disguise

CBS scores a ratings slam-dunk with NCAA hoops

Schieffer bringing new style to evening news
NEW YORK - Three weeks into his new job as anchorman of the "CBS Evening News," Bob Schieffer's folksy, conversational approach to stories has added a new wrinkle to a format that is among the most ritualized in TV news.

MTV, Seventeen magazine create reality series
NEW YORK - Here's another all-gal reality show. MTV and Seventeen have announced a 10-episode series tentatively titled, "Project Seventeen," chronicling the magazine's search for "America's Sweetheart." Well-rounded young women from across the country will compete to prove they are role model material.

Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon has 'Eyes' for disguise
LOS ANGELES - At an audition for the new ABC series "Eyes," creator John McNamara got a jolt when Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon whipped off a free-flowing wig to reveal her own hair pulled back in a bun.

CBS scores a ratings slam-dunk with NCAA hoops
NEW YORK - Despite the Easter Sunday return of "Desperate Housewives" on ABC and an extra "American Idol" on Fox, CBS scored an easy ratings victory thanks largely to the most-watched NCAA men's basketball tournament since 1994.

Schieffer bringing new style to evening news

MTV, Seventeen magazine create reality series

MTV, Seventeen magazine create reality series
NEW YORK - Here's another all-gal reality show. MTV and Seventeen have announced a 10-episode series tentatively titled, "Project Seventeen," chronicling the magazine's search for "America's Sweetheart." Well-rounded young women from across the country will compete to prove they are role model material.

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People in the News

Jackson jury can hear of past allegations

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Revival by Dunham puts Pacers on rise
AIKEN - Steve Dunham sits in flip-flops soaking up the sun as he watches his school's softball team. No clouds above. Just golden rays beaming down.

USC Aiken cuts list of coaches
USC Aiken took a step closer Tuesday toward filling its men's basketball coaching vacancy.

Revival by Dunham puts Pacers on rise

Revival by Dunham puts Pacers on rise
AIKEN - Steve Dunham sits in flip-flops soaking up the sun as he watches his school's softball team. No clouds above. Just golden rays beaming down.

To deter bullying, witnesses have to speak up
He threatened to hang her from the balcony. He even took the rope to their Panama City, Fla., middle school, but the boy who bullied Serena Gotay never got the chance to act.

Boyfriend, cousin might be innocent
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: My boyfriend and cousin are close friends. The problem is that I think she wants to be more than friends with him, but all he says is that he doesn't want anyone else but me. I really need help because I don't want to ruin my relationship with my boyfriend or with my cousin.

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To deter bullying, witnesses have to speak up

Rumors can lead to tears, so just give the facts, please!
A few weeks ago in the middle of my seventh-period band class, I heard possibly the saddest news a teenager could hear: Jon Heder, the star of Napoleon Dynamite, was killed in a car wreck. Immediately, tears fell down my cheeks. I am crazy about this actor and this movie with its ridiculous humor. (Seriously, I recite the lines every day!)

Boyfriend, cousin might be innocent

Senseless deaths of kids leave our futures bleak

Boyfriend, cousin might be innocent
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: My boyfriend and cousin are close friends. The problem is that I think she wants to be more than friends with him, but all he says is that he doesn't want anyone else but me. I really need help because I don't want to ruin my relationship with my boyfriend or with my cousin.

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NOW OUT: New music includes Guero, from Beck, Lost and Found, from rapper-actor Will Smith, and Pleasure and Pain, from R&B group 112.

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However you wear what you wear, we want to see it in Xtreme. If you like your look and want to appear in our My Style profile, all you have to do is let us know. Call 823-3223 or send e-mail to kamille.bostick@ augustachronicle.com. Be sure to include your phone number.

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Rumors can lead to tears, so just give the facts, please!

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Contrary to popular belief, God is not in Constitution

Senseless deaths of kids leave our futures bleak
Two weekends ago, I lost two people within a day of each other who were very close to my heart.

Contrary to popular belief, God is not in Constitution
It's a free country." How many times have you heard a child snarl this statement as an end-all to an argument?

Contrary to popular belief, God is not in Constitution
It's a free country." How many times have you heard a child snarl this statement as an end-all to an argument?

Question of the week
Q: Have you started looking for a summer job yet?

Rumors can lead to tears, so just give the facts, please!
A few weeks ago in the middle of my seventh-period band class, I heard possibly the saddest news a teenager could hear: Jon Heder, the star of Napoleon Dynamite, was killed in a car wreck. Immediately, tears fell down my cheeks. I am crazy about this actor and this movie with its ridiculous humor. (Seriously, I recite the lines every day!)

To deter bullying, witnesses have to speak up
He threatened to hang her from the balcony. He even took the rope to their Panama City, Fla., middle school, but the boy who bullied Serena Gotay never got the chance to act.

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NOW OUT: New music includes Guero, from Beck, Lost and Found, from rapper-actor Will Smith, and Pleasure and Pain, from R&B group 112.

Question of the week
Q: Have you started looking for a summer job yet?

Senseless deaths of kids leave our futures bleak
Two weekends ago, I lost two people within a day of each other who were very close to my heart.

Officer suspended for stopping speeding doctor

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